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  1. Lead Poisoning AssessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Advance

    ... effects; 7-year-olds who have had low-level lead exposures as preschoolers show significantly more diagnoses of ADHD, even after controlling for possible confounding effects of social environmental factors such as poverty and disadvantage.10 ...

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  2. Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... "Several studies show that too much screen time before age 2 or 3 is associated with language and learning delays, ADHD, and difficulties in school -- probably because the screen time replaced early learning activities. And also probably because ...

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  3. Extensive Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Medicaid-Insured YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

    ... youth, particularly those in foster care and those diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), have considerable exposure to atypical antipsychotics, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Child and ...

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  4. Charges against teen punished for recording alleged bullying to be droppedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... you so much; I am speechless." Love's son has been diagnosed with comprehension delay and anxiety disorders, as well as ADHD. Love said his special needs can be problematic to some. "He has a low processing speed, the way he does everything is very ...

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  5. Researchers Studying 'Sluggish Cognitive Tempo' in ChildrenRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Cybercast News Service

    From the New York Times : Mental health experts have identified a new attention disorder in children called "sluggish cognitive tempo," which is said to be characterized by lethargy, daydreaming and slow mental processing, the newspaper reported on April 11. As many as two million children may have it, the article said, and if it gains recognition ... (more)

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  6. Prescription for stress: Get a petRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... want to share time and experiences with other pet owners. Pets can provide opportunities for people to get together. * ADHD therapy: Children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder often benefit from working with a pet or having a ...

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  7. Scientists Discover Brain's Anti-distraction SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

    ... effort, and sometimes people can't seem to do it. "Moreover, disorders associated with attention deficits, such as ADHD and schizophrenia, may turn out to be due to difficulties in suppressing irrelevant objects rather than difficulty selecting ...

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  8. How video games may help treat ADHDRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | She Knows

    It seems counter-intuitive to anyone who has even known - or parented - a child with ADHD, but using a video game to teach kids to pay attention is a real thing.

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  9. Ensuring generic drug safetyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the FDA has begun a widespread effort to check and evaluate the quality of generics. Starting with generic heart drugs, ADHD treatments, immune suppressants, anti-seizure medicines and antidepressants, Duke University, Johns Hopkins, Brigham & ...

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  10. How to Clean Up The Clutter and Be More Effective At WorkRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The QuickBase Blog

    ... like to call the visible and non-visible forms of clutter as well as mental clutter. For some that struggle with ADD or ADHD they may have a strong desire to be more focused, organized or productive, but sometimes are not aware of their current ...

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  11. Does Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT) Exist?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PsychCentral

    ... been around since the 1960s, but it was in the late 1980s - long before any attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) medications existed - when researchers first demonstrated that SCT symptoms are probably a unique condition or sub-type of ...

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  12. Identifying learning disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... so the proper treatment can be administered. Conditions that may impact learning range from autism to Asperger's to ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) and many times teachers or caregivers will write a child off as just being poorly ...

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  13. Six natural herbs that help treat AnxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... Johns Wort - This versatile herb is used for many different ailments. St. Johns Wort has been used to treat menopause, ADHD, moodiness, and of course anxiety, and depression. This herb also grows wild in the US. It is native to Europe and dates back ...

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  14. Ken Burns Tackles Lincoln, Education And Money In 'The Address'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GPB.org

    ... diagnoses: dyslexia, dysgraphia (issues with translating thoughts to paper), challenges with executive functioning, and ADHD among them. The Gettysburg competition at Greenwood, in other words, is specifically for some of the kids you might expect ...

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  15. Pet Poison Helpline releases list of top 10 toxins for dogs and catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Farmington Daily Times

    ... cause poisoning in dogs. The bigger risk is bowel obstruction when dogs swallow the plastic casing. 8. Prescription ADD/ADHD medications: Amphetamines such as Adderall, Concerta, Dexedrine and Vyvanse can cause tremors, seizures, cardiac problems ...

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  16. Father insists on airport pickupsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... was "hijacked" by my wonderful grandson (in his mid-20s) whom we all deeply love. He has struggled for years with ADHD and OCD, as well as speech and reading difficulties. Recently he got involved with martial arts. This is awesome and really good ...

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  17. Science editors slam Jenny McCarthy over anti-vaccine stance: She's a moronRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    ... after launching an anti-vaccine movement. Jenny has repeated stated that vaccines contain toxins that cause autism, ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other behavioral problems, notwithstanding scientific research showing otherwise. After ...

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  18. The genetics of autism spectrum disorders and related neuropsychiatric disorders in childhood.Read the original story

    Tuesday | CiteULike

    ... higher concordance rates than dizygotic twins for autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), developmental coordination disorder, and tic disorder. Genetic effects accounted for 80% (95% CI=29-91) of the variation in ...

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  19. How Multi-Layer Tablets And Combination Products Are Reshaping Drug Development And Patient CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | BioResearch Online

    ... API. This makes creative, more-effective combinations possible. A tablet for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), for example, could first deliver a burst of API to help the patient when they wake up and then release a slow stream of the ...

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  20. Study suggests Tylenol use during pregnancy may increase risk of ADHD in kidsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... study that may link acetaminophen (the active ingredient in brands such as Tylenol and others) use during pregnancy and ADHD like behavior in children later on. Although correlation does not necessarily mean causation, the authors of the study do ...

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